Upcoming Events

Annual Events

 

Workshops

LAPBC hosts a variety of workshops throughout BC. Workshops are free or offered at a nominal cost and some qualify for CPD hours. Regular topics include:

  • procrastination and effective decision making
  • communication skills
  • maintaining effective boundaries
  • meditation and mindfulness based stress reduction
  • job search, interviewing skills and career transition

Check back for announcements regarding upcoming workshops or contact us to ask to be added to our mailing list:

 

UPCOMING WORKSHOPS:

 

“Overcoming Procrastination” – 4 Noon-Hour Workshops
CPD Approved for 5 Hours – Starting January 31, 2018

Procrastination is a common and serious problem among lawyers and can be very difficult to overcome. Willpower, self-criticism, and sporadic efforts to eliminate the behavior are usually ineffective. In this workshop you will discover why you procrastinate, and learn ways to reduce or eliminate procrastination. You will also learn the process of effective decision-making to reduce time wasting behaviours. This course uses a combination of exercises, group support, discussions, and assignments to help you change these unproductive ways of being.

Limited to 12 participants.

When: Jan. 31 and Feb. 7, 14, and 28, 2018
Where: LAP boardroom 415-1080 Mainland St. Vancouver B.C.
Time: 12:15 -1:30 pm
Fee: $105.00 –includes tax

Registration: Email your completed form to (info@lapbc.com) info (at) lapbc (dot) com send by fax to 604-685-2179 or mail with your cheque to the LAP office at #415-1080 Mainland Street, Vancouver, B.C. V6B 2T4.

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Options for Lawyers Workgroup 

Options for Lawyers is a free, drop-in networking, education and support group for lawyers making job or career transitions and for lawyers wishing to examine their options both personally and professionally. The group meets the third Wednesday of each month from 12:15-1:30 pm at the LAPBC Vancouver Office (#415 – 1080 Mainland Street).

Details for the next Options Workgroup are as follows:

Topic:  “Building Resilience” – CPD Approved for 1.25 Hours

When:  Wednesday, February 21, 2018
Where:  LAPBC Vancouver office – #415-1080 Mainland St., Vancouver, BC
Time:  12:15-1:30 pm
Registration: Drop-in – No registration required
Cost: Free

This is an experiential workshop in which you will learn and practise effective resilience building strategies and techniques. This workshop will be helpful to lawyers who want to focus on developing their inherent resilience capacities. Learn how to deal with difficult life-changing events that can often deplete your energy, erode your optimism, and interfere with your ability to function effectively. Develop a new ability to focus on your inner strengths and resources.

This workshop will be facilitated by Susan Burak, B.A., J.D., M.A. who is a counsellor for the Lawyers Assistance Program. Susan practised law for 23 years, taught both internationally and locally, and has successfully helped many Lawyers through difficult situations.

Click here to download Options_Notice_February_21_2018

 

 

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Email: info@lapbc.com
Phone: 1.888.685.2171 or 604.685.2171
Fax: 604.685.2179
Mail: #415 – 1080 Mainland Street, Vancouver, B.C. V6B 2T4

Support Groups

Working Step Groups start on a regular basis. Please contact Derek LaCroix at 604.685.2171 or 1.888.685.2171 or  (derek@lapbc.com) derek (at) lapbc (dot) com for additional details

Codependents Anonymous – Vancouver

Date: Tuesdays
Time: 5:30 pm
Where: LAPBC Vancouver Office – #415 – 1080 Mainland Street, Vancouver, BC
Details: Drop-in

Codependents Anonymous – Victoria

Date: Wednesday
Time: Noon
Where: LAPBC Victoria Office – 620 View Street, Victoria, B.C. (Call to confirm Suite #)
Details: Please contact Derek LaCroix at 604.685.2171 or 1.888.685.2171 or  (derek@lapbc.com) derek (at) lapbc (dot) com for additional details

Lawyers in Alcoholics Anonymous – Lower Mainland

Date: Thursdays
Time: 12:30 pm
Where: LAPBC Vancouver Office – #415-1080 Mainland Street, Vancouver, BC
Details: Drop-in. Please contact Derek LaCroix at 604.685.2171 or 1.888.685.2171 or  (derek@lapbc.com) derek (at) lapbc (dot) com for additional details

Lawyers in Alcoholics Anonymous – Abbotsford

Time: 5:00 pm
Details:
Please contact Derek LaCroix at 604.685.2171 or 1.888.685.2171 or  (derek@lapbc.com) derek (at) lapbc (dot) com for additional details

Lawyers in Alcoholics Anonymous – Victoria

Date: Thursdays
Time: 12:30 pm
Where: LAPBC Victoria Office – 620 View Street, Victoria, BC (Call to confirm Suite #)
Details: Please contact Derek LaCroix at 604.685.2171 or 1.888.685.2171 or  (derek@lapbc.com) derek (at) lapbc (dot) com for additional details

Lawyer Accountability Group – Vancouver

An adjunct to 12-step recovery in which members provide support to each other.
Date: Thursdays
Time: 5:30 pm
Where: LAPBC Vancouver Office – #415-1080 Mainland Street, Vancouver, BC
Details: Please contact Derek LaCroix at 604.685.2171 or 1.888.685.2171 or  (derek@lapbc.com) derek (at) lapbc (dot) com for additional details

Lawyer Support Group – Victoria

Date: 3rd Thursday of each month
Time: 4:30 pm
Where: LAPBC Victoria Office – 620 View Street, Victoria, BC (Call to confirm Suite #)
Details: Please contact Derek LaCroix at 604.685.2171 or 1.888.685.2171 or  (derek@lapbc.com) derek (at) lapbc (dot) com for additional details

Lawyer Support Group – Nanaimo

Date: Mondays
Time: 5:00 pm
Details: Please James Dunn at at 604.685.2171 or 1.888.685.2171 or (jdunn@lapbc.com) jdunn (at) lapbc (dot) com for additional details

Professionals Accountability Group – Kamloops

Date: Thursdays
Time: 5:30 pm
Details: Please contact Derek LaCroix at 604.685.2171 or 1.888.685.2171 or  (derek@lapbc.com) derek (at) lapbc (dot) com for additional details